Benjamin Walkenhorst <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> On Monday, 28. July 2003 13:40, DJ Landreneau wrote:
> > As the original poster of this thread I feel compelled to provide some more
> > information.
> >
> > I am running FreeBSD 5.0 that I obtained through the FreeBSD Unleased book
> > I purchased from Barnes & Noble.
> 
> > When I boot up FreeBSD and do ls -al on the /dev directory I do have
> > busmouse or psm0 in the directory. Someone in an earlier reply to my post
> > said this means that I do not have psm0 support in my kernel.
> 
> I take it you wanted to say "I do *NOT* have busmouse or psm0". 
> FreeBSD 5.x uses devfs, i.e. it creates device nodes automatically for 
> device-drivers present in the kernel. So if there is no /dev/psm0 this should 
> mean that there is no PS/2-Mouse-Support present in the kernel.
[snip]

What if the PS/2-Mouse-Support in the kernel failed to detect a ps/2
    mouse? Wouldn't that result in no /deve/psm0, even with
    PS/2-Mouse-Support in the kernel?

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